USENIX FAST ’16 February 22-25, 2016 Santa Clara, CA

The 14th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST ’16) brings together storage-system researchers and practitioners to explore new directions in the design, implementation, evaluation, and deployment of storage systems. The program committee will interpret “storage systems” broadly; everything from low-level storage devices to information management is of interest. The conference will consist of technical presentations, including refereed papers, Work-in-Progress (WiP) reports, poster sessions, and tutorials.

FreeBSD Storage Summit
FreeBSD Storage Summit February 22, 2016 Santa Clara, CA

With flash dropping in price and phase-change memory on the horizon, FreeBSD’s storage subsystems need to change so they perform well with these low-latency devices. Join fellow FreeBSD developers and guests at a summit aimed at discussing these issues, proposing solutions, coming to consensus, and then documenting decisions/roadmaps on the FreeBSD wiki. The FreeBSD Storage Summit is sponsored by the FreeBSD Foundation and is co-located with USENIX FAST ’16.

FOSDEM 2016 January 30, 2016 Brussels, Belgium

FOSDEM is a two-day event organized by volunteers to promote the widespread use of open source software. The goal is to provide open source software developers and communities a place to meet to get in touch with other developers and projects; be informed about the latest developments in the open source world; attend interesting talks and presentations on various topics by open source project leaders and committers; and to promote the development and the benefits of open source solutions.



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